http://sealaska.com

Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework'

...created by formlines are u-shapes, ovoids, and s-shapes, among others. These elements consitute the negative space in a composition, which helps to define the positive space, or recognizable image.-- definition from the Burke Museum

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/master-carver-says-young-artists-should-d
Art
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...against the Russians is kept, and the Alaska State Museum in Juneau. He got a grant to explore the holdings at the Burke Museum in Seattle. Then a Smithsonian fellowship that let him look over items held in several East Coast museums.An award...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/carver-explores-tlingit-battle-armor-an
Local
Alaska books roundup 2013

...Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum" edited by Robin K. Wright And Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse. This books showcases objects from the Burke Museum's collection of Pacific Northwest Coast art works...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/alaska-books-roundup-2013
Art
Burke Museum launches new program to support Native art and artists

The Burke Museum in Seattle has announced a new program...study the objects and archives in the Burke Museum's collections, travel to other museums...Northwest Coast Art was established at the Burke Museum in 2003 to continue Bill Holm's legacy...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/burke-museum-launches-new-program-support
Art
Hunsaker's 'North End of the World'

...from view. In 1947 a partial copy was found in a dumpster in Chicago and given to the Field Museum. In 1973, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture's Bill Holm and George Quimby reedited the original reels and made a new version of the film...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-01-10/hunsakers-north-end-world
Art
Alutiiq Museum director Haakanson heads to Seattle

...will be a curator of Native American collections at the Burke Museum, located on the university's campus. He starts his...is teaching and the projects he is working on at the Burke Museum.Balika Haakanson, a former Kodiak Middle School teacher...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/alutiiq-museum-director-haakanson-heads
State
Researchers create bone database

...the Arctic Project, or VZAP, the database pulls together data from universities and museums around the world. The Burke Museum, Smithsonian Institution and Canadian Museum of Civilization have partnered with Maschner to offer their considerable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-05/researchers-create-bone-database
State
Alutiiq Museum gets new executive director

...Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak.Alicia Drabek replaces Sven Haakanson, who left for the University of Washington and the Burke Museum, where he works as curator of Native American collections. She began in her new role on Monday.Drabek is an author...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-07/alutiiq-museum-gets-new-executive-direc
State
Tlingit history heads home

...bear den totem pole will arrive from Harvard's Peabody Museum in Massachusetts. Two Teikweidi houseposts from the Burke Museum in Seattle will be trucked to Prince Rupert where they will be placed on the Clipper Odyssey with the expedition participants...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071501/Loc_TlingitHistory.shtml
Local
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside lectures begin Jan. 7

...open Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge. A traveling exhibit from Seattle's Burke Museum about Pacific Northwest earthquakes, called "The Big One," is displayed in the center through January. Spotting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010511/reg_765501933.shtml
Regional News

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING